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Empton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kington Rural, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1735 / 52°10'24"N

Longitude: -3.0635 / 3°3'48"W

OS Eastings: 327367

OS Northings: 253336

OS Grid: SO273533

Mapcode National: GBR F3.5BQ1

Mapcode Global: VH77F.VM9N

Entry Name: Empton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 August 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150259

Location: Kington Rural, County of Herefordshire, HR5

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Kington Rural

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Kington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 25 SE

7/1 Empton Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C17, with later C19 and C20 alterations. Square-panelled
timber-framing with lozenge framing in gables of cross-wing. Part wattle
and daub, part painted brick and part C20 infill, sandstone rubble plinth,
part painted brick refacing, Welsh slate roof. L-plan with wings aligned
north/south, east/west, and adjoining at south end, large main axial stack
and further lateral stack to east, through-passage. Two storeys. West front:
four 3-light casement windows to main wing, one similar window to left and
two to right of C20 glazed lean-to porch, inner ledged door, gable end of
cross-wing to right with 3-light casement. Interior retains good chamfered
ceiling beams with ogee stops and retains three doorways with semi-circular
shaped heads. The winder staircase which abuts the main central stack has
a wooden octagonal-shaped newel post. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 95).

Listing NGR: SO2736753336

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